Reading Room Collection: Social Studies - Set of 7

Reading Room Collection: Social Studies - Set of 7
    Code: READI102
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    ISBN: 9781404233515
    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Rosen
    Series: Reading Room Collection
    Ages: 9 to 12
    Size: 5½ X 8½
    Total Pages: 16
    For Grades: 3 to 6
    Accelerated Reader: Yes
    List Price: $158.20
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    —from Colonial Teacher

    Through 16 pages of simple text, full-color illustrations and historical photographs, these popular Reading Room titles guide young readers through significant episodes in U.S. history in addition to introducing readers to key historical figures. Each title includes a glossary and index.

    Titles include:

    Colonial Teachers

    Describes what colonial schools were like in the United States, including the chores students had to do at and after school.

    Animals of the Tropical Rain Forest

    Introduces animals that live in the rain forest, describing where they live and the physical characteristics that allow them to live there.

    Dennis Tito: First Space Tourist

    Discusses American businessman Dennis Tito and his historic trip to the International Space Station on a Russian spacecraft as the first tourist to pay for space travel.

    Hawaii: The Aloha State

    Briefly describes the geography, history, people, economy, and customs of the island state.

    The Pyramids of Egypt

    Explores the history of Egypt's pyramids, including a brief look at how they were constructed, who was buried in them, and the religious significance of the structures and their contents.

    Recycling a Can

    Follows an aluminum can from the time it is collected for recycling, through ninety days of different processing steps, to a new can that is ready for use.

    What Lives on a Prairie?

    Introduces the North American prairie, its importance to Native Americans, and some of the wildlife that can be found there, including hawks, badgers, and buffalo.